Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells From Human Testes
... Finding could sidestep
ethical concerns surrounding use of cells from embryos
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- European researchers say they've figured out ...
AARP'S New Book Caring for Your Parents, Online Channel, and PBS TV Special Launch to Provide Consumers With Integrated Resources for Caregiving
...actical advice from the experts at AARP and their field-tested
recommendations advise readers on how to locate quality health care, file
for Medicare, sidestep
consumer scams, and plan the disposition of an
The Caring for Your Parents book will also provide readers with
everything from tips on des...
Inhaled tuberculosis vaccine more effective than traditional shot
...cules is seldom used for drying cellular material. The new technique enables TB vaccines, and potentially other bacterial and viral-based vaccines, to sidestep
the traditional problems associated with keeping vaccines chilled.
"Spray drying is lower-cost than BCG, easily scalable for manufacturing, and ide...
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...o secrete gastric acid at a rate that is approximately 10 times the highest rates measured in mammals. If crocodilians are deprived of this ability to sidestep
their lungs, their rates of acid secretion drop significantly and their ability to dissolve bone, a regular part of their normal diet, is impaired.
Gene Tweak Reverses Aging in Mouse Skin Cells
... in terms of side effects, Chang said, since the gene is involved in so many body processes. Short-term use -- for wound healing, for example -- might sidestep
There's more on skin aging at the U.S. National Library of Medicine .
The 7 Key Questions About the Schwarzenegger/Nunez Health Care Compromise
...ll you make the individual mandate contingent upon the passage of
a funding mechanism to pay for it? We have read and heard that your compromise may sidestep
a required 2/3
vote in the Legislature by separately asking voters to approve funding the
measure through certain fees and taxes. Your proposal must ...
New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials
... patient receives these drugs, the likelier it is that he or she will develop resistance problems as the virus mutates. In the case of NNRTIs, HIV can sidestep
existing drugs with just a tiny mutation in a single amino acid.
The treatment options narrow further if a patient is found to suffer bad side...
Nexus Between Psychiatrists and Drug Firms Dangerous, Say Critics
... manufacturers from promoting unapproved, or off-label, uses for drugs.
But doctors are free to prescribe as they see fit, and drug companies can sidestep
marketing prohibitions by paying doctors to give lectures in which, if asked, they may discuss unapproved uses.
The drug industry and many doctor...
New Chemistry Approach Promises Less Expensive Drugs
... With a newly discovered method of assembling organic molecules, a team of Princeton University chemists may have found a way to sidestep
many of the expensive// and hazardous barriers that stand in the way of drug development.
The new approach allows scientists to synthesize molec...
Greater Quality Control Needed for Overseas-Trained Doctors
...n under-qualified doctor will slip through and start treating Australian patients.
“What the Bundaberg ‘Dr Death’ situation taught us is not to sidestep
proper recognition processes.
“This is important for all doctors currently working in Australia and those planning to come here to work – both ...
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Studies reveal methods viruses use to sidestep immune system
A series of studies by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center sheds light on the mechanisms used by viruses to thwart a host's immune defenses and may aid in the development of more effective drugs to fight hepatitis C and West Nile viruses, as well as the flu and the common cold.
In a st...
Evolutionary biologist will study HIV with grant from AIDS research foundation
...at the primate genes and proteins most critical to SIV infection will have evolved more rapidly over time than other genes, as the primates evolved to sidestep
the viral attack.
Sawyer will look for these proteins that have changed the fastest over time. It's these proteins that will likely be the most imp...
Salk researchers develop novel glioblastoma mouse model
...e of the major determinants of the characteristics of tumor cells," explains postdoctoral researcher and co-author Dinorah Friedmann-Morvinski.
the shortcomings of currently used cancer models, the Salk team harnessed the power of lentiviral vectors to infect nondividing as well as dividing ce...
Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida
...nterferometers. Papers 4 and 8 present examples of mathematical modal analysis of musical instruments using a finite element computer program, which sidestep
solving the complicated differential equations governing the modes through the use of numerical methods.
The session "Musical Acoustics and Structu...
Parkinson's Disease Foundation announces award of $150,000
...h Parkinson's could ease symptoms of the disease. Though technical challenges lay ahead with the iPS method, its discovery has allowed researchers to sidestep
ethical and political debates associated with using embryonic stem cells.
Dr. Zhang's laboratory will examine the potential of iPS cells by reverti...
Scientists urged to make a stand on climate change
...ence, or at worst relying on 'junk' science that is, outdated, discredited or fabricated data and ideas.
"If confronted with good science, deniers sidestep
valid critiques and ignore counter-evidence (or dismiss it by deferring to other discredited ideas). They are hard to pin down because they dont want...
Simple recipe turns human skin cells into embryonic stem cell-like cells
...quired to generate human iPS cells, he said.
The findings are an important step forward in the quest for embryonic stem cell-like cells that might sidestep
the ethical stumbling blocks of stem cells obtained from human embryos. He emphasized, however, that it would be premature to conclude that iPS cells ...
Recombinant DNA technology may enable oral, rather than injectable, delivery of protein drugs
...e sites where they are needed. They are also very sensitive to digestive enzymes and may be destroyed by stomach acid before they can be absorbed." To sidestep
the difficulty of getting these large protein drugs through the GI tract intact, pharmaceutical scientists have looked at other ways to deliver protei...
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
...e health benefits first discovered in green tea to people who never touch the beverage. Isolating the chemicals that protect against cancer would also sidestep
questions such as how to take into account different types of teas and different brewing processes, or how much tea one needs to drink.
Stem cells from brain transformed to produce insulin at Stanford
... human embryonic stem cell lines are contaminated and can't be transplanted into humans.
Kim thought that human neural stem cells may be one way to sidestep
the more problematic embryonic stem cells. The study shows that his intuition was correct.
"When you look at islets cells you realize that they res...
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NorthStar finds cancer-fighting use for nuclear fuel
...inium for testing and clinical trials within the medical community, but plans to construct larger facilities await FDA approval.
This strategy will sidestep
an expensive alternative for disposing of the unused fuel, called "down-blending," which would involve mixing the 13 tons of uranium-233 with a very l...
Google to place Wisconsin history online
...blishers filed a lawsuit against the company arguing that third parties cannot make complete copies of copyrighted books.
UW-Madison will cleanly sidestep
all legal entanglements in the initial stages of its involvement, according to university sources, because no copyrighted material will be scanned int...